100 Must Read Cult Classics

The 100 most popular cult classics

  1. 1984 George Orwell

2. The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger

3. Animal Farm George Orwell

4. To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee

5. Brave New World Aldous Huxley

6. Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury

7. The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald

8. Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut

9. A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess

10. The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde

11. The Little Prince Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

12. The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien

13. Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1) Joseph Heller

14. Fight Club Chuck Palahniuk

15. Lolita Vladimir Nabokov

16. On the Road Jack Kerouac

17. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Ken Kesey

18. Frankenstein Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

19. The Stranger Albert Camus

20. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Hunter S. Thompson

21. Lord of the Flies William Golding

22. The Metamorphosis Franz Kafka

23. Dracula Bram Stoker

24. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, #1) Douglas Adams

25. Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoyevsky

26. The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings, #1–3) J.R.R. Tolkien

27. Siddhartha Hermann Hesse

28. The Bell Jar Sylvia Plath

29. Watchmen Alan Moore

30. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain

31. The Unbearable Lightness of Being Milan Kundera

32. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick

33. Alice in Wonderland Jane Carruth

34. The Raven Edgar Allan Poe

35. Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad

36. A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens

37. In Cold Blood Truman Capote

38. The Shining (The Shining, #1) Stephen King

39. The Handmaid’s Tale Margaret Atwood

40. Ender’s Game (Ender’s Saga, #1) Orson Scott Card

41. A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1) Madeleine L’Engle

42. The Perks of Being a Wallflower Stephen Chbosky

43. Breakfast at Tiffany’s Truman Capote

44. Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare

45. A Confederacy of Dunces John Kennedy Toole

46. And Then There Were None Agatha Christie

47. American Psycho Bret Easton Ellis

48. V for Vendetta Alan Moore

49. The Count of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas

50. The Time Machine H.G. Wells

51. The Brothers Karamazov Fyodor Dostoyevsky

52. Watership Down (Watership Down, #1) Richard Adams

53. Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak

54. Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A. Heinlein

55. Cat’s Cradle Kurt Vonnegut

56. Trainspotting Irvine Welsh

57. The Trial Franz Kafka

58. Wuthering Heights Emily Brontë

59. Breakfast of Champions Kurt Vonnegut

60. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Harry Potter, #1) J.K. Rowling

61. Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett

62. Naked Lunch William S. Burroughs

63. The Iliad/The Odyssey Homer

64. Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck

65. One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel García Márquez

66. Notes from Underground Fyodor Dostoyevsky

67. Post Office Charles Bukowski

68. Valley of the Dolls Jacqueline Susann

69. The Magician’s Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, #6) C.S. Lewis

70. Beowulf Unknown

71. The Complete Stories and Poems Edgar Allan Poe

72. It Stephen King

73. Oliver Twist Charles Dickens

74. The Communist Manifesto Karl Marx

75. The War of the Worlds H.G. Wells

76. Junky William S. Burroughs

77. Into the Wild Jon Krakauer

78. The Pit and the Pendulum Edgar Allan Poe

79. Howl and Other Poems Allen Ginsberg

80. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1) Stieg Larsson

81. The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway

82. Tropic of Cancer Henry Miller

83. The Dharma Bums Jack Kerouac

84. A Brief History of Time Stephen Hawking

85. Women Charles Bukowski

86. The Color Purple Alice Walker

87. The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1) J.R.R. Tolkien

88. Battle Royale Koushun Takami

89. Lady Chatterley’s Lover D.H. Lawrence

90. The Call of the Wild Jack London

91. The Collector John Fowles

92. The Prince Niccolò Machiavelli

93. The Origin of Species Charles Darwin

94. The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) Suzanne Collins

95. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Tom Wolfe

96. Less Than Zero Bret Easton Ellis

97. Journey to the End of the Night Louis-Ferdinand Céline

98. The Stepford Wives Ira Levin

99. Ulysses James Joyce

100. The Outsiders S.E. Hinton

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